Letter from S. D. Ripley to A. Wetmore, December 3, 1971, on the "Castle" Tower Owls

ID: SIA2011-0996

Creator: Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001

Form/Genre: Document

Date: December 3, 1971

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 99, Box 510, Folder: Untitled

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Summary

Eighth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution S. Dillon Ripley writes to sixth secretary Alexander Wetmore thanking him, Wetmore, for the information he had sent regarding the owls that lived in the Smithsonian Institution Building, or "Castle," towers.

Subject

  • Wetmore, Alexander 1886-
  • Smithsonian Institution Building Towers
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • Smithsonian Institution General History

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

For other correspondence between Ripley and Wetmor on the owls, see SIA2011-0997, SIA2011-0998 and SIA2011-0999.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 99, Box 510, Folder: Untitled

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

December 3, 1971

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Architecture
  • Secretaries
  • Letters
  • Owls
  • Buildings

Place

Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Document
  • Paper

ID Number

SIA2011-0996

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 Color: Color ; Size: 8w x 10.5h ; Type of Image: Document; Medium: Paper

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